South Tyrol– Trieste, 8-days

South Tyrol – Trieste, 8-day-tour

On flat cycling tours from the Dolomites to the Adriatic Sea...

This cycling holiday (Italy, Austria and Slovenia) leads you from the Hochpuster valley in the heart of the Dolomites until Triest, the capital of Friaul-Julisch Venetia and once an important Habsburg port city. Idyllic landscapes and the enchanting lake of Bled as well as the known wine region of the Collio await you during your journey.                                                      

Included services

  • Accommodation in the advertised accommodation
  • Breakfast (mostly buffet)
  • Luggage transport
  • Personal tour information
  • Transfer Oberdrauburg – Gailbergpass (incl. bike)
  • Train ride Bled – Most na Soci (incl. bike)
  • Best prepared travel documents
  • Free parking near the arrival hotel
  • GPS-data on request
  • 7-day-service-hotline
Travel days

1. Day: arrival - Hochpustertal Valley

Individual arrival into the Hochpustertal valley to Niederdorf/Toblach.

2. Day: Hochpustertal Valley - Oberdrauburg/Kötschach-Mauthen (approx. 70 - 75 km)

Today’s route leads slightly downhill along the Drava/Drau. You leave South Tyrol via the Italian-Austrian border and arrive in Oberdrauburg through Lienz in East Tyrol.

3. Day: Oberdrauburg/Kötschach-Mauthen - Feistritz an der Gail (transfer + approx. 65 km)

After a short transfer (incl.) on the Gailberg pass, a pleasant descent to Kötschach-Mauthen awaits you. Travelling on the Gailtal cycle path you cycle along the Karnischen Kamm to Feistritz.

4. Day: Feistritz an der Gail - Bled (approx. 55 - 65 km)

You soon leave Italy again and arrive in Slovenia. Passing the known skiing area Kranjska Gora the cycle path leads you to the romantic lake of Bled. One can, if one wishes, shorten the distance from Jesenice by approx. 10 km by taking the train (on one’s own).

5. Day: Bled - Cividale del Friuli (train ride + approx. 50 km)

After a short train ride (incl.) to Most na Soci you travel by bike into the fascinating Soca valley and on to the historical city of Cividale.

6. Day: Cividale del Friuli - Gradisca d'Isonzo (approx. 35 km)

Numerous wine cellars invite you for a stop today. You continue your journey to Gradisca. We recommend a longer version via Udine (+ 30 km) for ambitious cyclists.

7. Day: Gradisca d'Isonzo - Trieste (approx. 40 km)

Today you reach the Adriatic coast, and the enchanting castles Duino and Miramare show you the way along the sea into the port city Trieste.

8. Day: Trieste - departure

Individual departure or extension.

Map

This is a varied tour, only the last two stages are slightly hilly. The route is mostly paved and runs on cycle paths or on quiet side-streets. A little traffic is only to be expected at city entrances and exits.

Total length: approx. 315 - 360 kilometres

level of difficulty: 2

Services

Exclusive services

  • Rental bike (21-gear-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 luggage bag 
  • E-bike + 1 luggage bag 
  • Bus transfer Trieste – Hochpustertal:
    saturdays, departure in the morning, duration approx. 3 - 4 hours, incl. bike 

Additional information

  • Special dates with 5 people onwards on request
  • Possible local tax payable on-site
  • Parking and arrival information
    Airport: Innsbruck (INN), Treviso (TSF), Venice (VCE), Trieste (TRS)
    Railway station: Niederdorf, Toblach, arrival hotels are about 150 - 900 m from the railway station away.
    Parking: free unguarded public car park near the arrival hotels. Reservation not possible!
    Garage parking spaces are partially available at the start hotels for about € 8, - per day/car, Reservation is not possible, payable on-site
Prices / Dates
Category 3- and 4-stars

Accommodation in hotels and inns with cat. 3- and 4-stars

Price per person

Current discounts
Early booking bonus 5 % 5%
Base price
3- and 4-stars
Single room € 788,--
Double room € 619,--
Triple room € 619,--
Quadruple room € 619,--
Supplements
3- and 4-stars
Seasonal supplement
03.05.2020 - 19.06.2020
€ 130,--
Seasonal supplement
20.06.2020 - 12.09.2020
€ 195,--
Seasonal supplement
13.09.2020 - 02.10.2020
€ 130,--
Bicycle
3- and 4-stars
E-bike + 1 luggage bag € 169,--
Rental bike (21-gear-touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 luggage bag € 79,--
Transfers
3- and 4-stars
Bus transfer Trieste – Hochpustertal

saturdays, departure in the morning, incl. bike

€ 79,--
Additional nights
3- and 4-stars
Double room Single room
Hochpustertal Valley ( from ) € 59,-- € 76,--
Hochpustertal Valley ( from ) € 79,-- € 96,--
Hochpustertal Valley ( from ) € 59,-- € 76,--
Trieste € 79,-- € 114,--
Impressions

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